Marking the 80th birthday of Colonel Michael Shannon (Retd), former Director of Artillery, Lieutenant-Colonel Pat Coleman Officer Commanding 1 Fd Artillery Regiment and Collins Barracks, hosted a lunch in the Officers’ Mess,.

Attendees incluced Major-General Kevin Duffy (Retd) RIP, Brigadier-General Jimmy Farrell (Retd), Colonel Fergus Bushell (Retd), Colonel Barney Goulding (Retd), Lieutenant-Colonel Cormac Lalor (Retd), Lieutenant-Colonel Fergus Hannon (Retd), Commandant Michael Hartnett (Retd) RIP, Commandant Michael Verling, Commandant Gerry Hannon (Retd) and Commandant Tom Goulding (Retd)

Photographs courtesy of Fergus Hannon.